The Discovery Research Unit conducts basic research and produces original data on how learners learn.
The Discovery Research Unit has over 60 researchers from a wide array of fields—including the social, biological, physical, and computational sciences—making it one of the most interdisciplinary institutes of its kind.
ALSET's Research Theme Leads
ALSET research is organised around main themes, each headed by an accomplished Research Theme Leader who serves as a champion for learning science and education technology within their discipline. The current research themes and their respective leads are as follows:
ALSET’s Four Levels of Faculty Appointment
The ALSET research community is organised according to four levels of faculty appointment. Each level has different responsibilities and receives different benefits from the institute.